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The Royal Navy’s First Invincible by  Brian Lavery - First Edition - 1988 - from Naval Marine Archive and Biblio.com

The Royal Navy’s First Invincible

by Lavery, Brian

Condition: Very Good/vg


Invincible Conservations (1744-1758) Ltd.,1988, 119 p., folding line plates, includes index, beautifully illustrated in colour and bw. Very good/vg. It is about the ship, the wreck and the recovery. Built at Rochefort, L'Invincible a revolutionary design of a 74-gun ship was captured by the British in 1747. She had a remarkable career under the White Ensign. HMS Invincible was lost when she ran aground in the Solent in 1758. The ship was rediscovered in 1979 and yielded a large number of important historic artifacts, adding greatly to the knowledge and understanding of shipboard life in the 18th century. A definitive study of the wreck and salvage work.


  • Bookseller: Naval Marine Archive CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 813618
  • Title: The Royal Navy’s First Invincible
  • Author: Lavery, Brian
  • Format/binding: Book
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: vg
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0715390287
  • ISBN 13: 9780715390283
  • Publisher: Invincible Conservations (1744-1758) Ltd.
  • Place: Hampshire, Uk
  • Date published: 1988
  • Keywords: 1744 design of ship-of-line, her history, loss and rediscovery.
  • Bookseller catalogs: navy RN;

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